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Address: Rua Padre Toledo, Tiradentes, State of Minas Gerais 36325-000, Brazil

Daily 9am-5pm

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Went to an organ/soprano concert

Delightful evening of organ music together with a soprano soloist. The musicians and the organ are in the back of the church and the wooden pews faced forwards, so the seating was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed February 17, 2017
John G
Annapolis, Maryland
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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 17, 2017

Delightful evening of organ music together with a soprano soloist. The musicians and the organ are in the back of the church and the wooden pews faced forwards, so the seating was unconfortable, to say the least. But hearing an organ that has been in continuous use since the 1700s was very special

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017

The Santo Antonio church offers a "guided narrated story" show of lights and sound that is unmissable. It's spoken in Portuguese, but nevertheless it is such a beautiful place to see under the programmed lights. It is totally worth the visit. Unfortunately it is currently badly-maintained and the constant maintenance of doors and windows closed render the air very moist... More 

Thank Ana K
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016 via mobile

It is a beautiful baroque gem having more than three centuries of history. There was an automated presentation with voice (Portuguese only) and lights, highlighting details of the construction. I had the opportunity to combine the tour with the live presentation of the organ, fully restored and sounding almost like when brought from Portugal. Definitively a must, check the schedule... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Beautiful colonial church on top of the old city of Tiradentes. One of the most popular sights in town.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2016

Named after Joaquim da Silva (aka. Tiradentes or the 'tooth puller'), who was a leading member of the Brazilian revolutionary movement wanting independence from Portugal. The town is known for its baroque architecture, particularly this church's facade designed by Aleijadinho. Very ornate gold decorations inside!

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Laurel, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

In 1702, gold was discovered in this area. The town is named after a national hero from around 1789, who headed a republican liberation movement, repressed by the Portuguese. There are many architectural points of interest. The Churches are lavishly decorated in gold. Amazing amounts. You thought all the gold was shipped to Europe? Nope - a lot of it... More 

Thank Patrick S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2016 via mobile

It was closed quarter to five in the afternoon, when everywhere it says it closes 5. The access road is under maintenance and we took a little longer to reach the church. When we arrived it was closed. I believe it's a beautiful church, but very badly kept. We only saw the outside but it was full of plastic packaging,... More 

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Los Gatos, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

We've seen literally hundreds of churches and cathedrals in our travels, and this is still one not to miss. It is well worth the walk uphill. We did have a guide, who made the history and architecture come alive for us. The views from outside are great.

Thank ClaireWilson36
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2016

The church Matriz de Santo Antonio 1710-1736 have amazing ceiling paintings, rokoko organ and really indescribable altar! For 5R$ entree you get very nice and quite pleace! BUT - NO PICTURES ALLOWED! Pleace respect it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Ready for a breath -taking experience um the country side of Brazil? On fridays and saturdays you experience an european environment in a classical concert in an original organ built in the XVIII century. Before the concert you may also see a church light show, much better than the Notre dame Light show in Montreal. All in portuguese...but even though... More 

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